1 in 3 Americans have some type of criminal record affecting their chances of getting a job. Hiring former felons or hiring employees with criminal records can be a confusing path to navigate.
Research shows that hiring former felons is good for business because they tend to be more loyal and have higher performance rates than other employees.
Here are 5 best practices for hiring formerly incarcerated people.
1. Create “Second Chance Programs” for felons
Creating a Second Chance hiring program is another great way to support the recruitment of former felons. Second Chance laws and acts